Dry Bar

Dry Bar, Manchester: Tickets, Tours, Hours, Address, Dry Bar Reviews: 4/5

11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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This trendy bar is the place to find the best up-and-coming DJ's the city has to offer.
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4.0
48 reviews
Excellent
22
Very good
14
Average
4
Poor
0
Terrible
8

Oliviab123
Manchester, UK94 contributions
rude staff
Jun 2017
awful rude staff - a very sassy man told us hed kick us out because my friend accidentally touched a pendant. he then went on to give us the vs with his fingers! we asked to see the manager but they wouldnt let us
Written April 2, 2018
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leastimbeinghonest
Greater Manchester, UK1 contribution
Disgusting service, go somewhere else,
May 2017 • Couples
Me and my girlfriend both went into DRYBAR for the spend over £10 and get a free pizza deal, we approached the bar and was met by a one of your members of staff, we did not get even a hello, I said, ‘Hi, can I please order two rounds of drinks as we’re going to go for the spend over £10 and get a free pizza deal is this okay?’, to which your braid said ‘right what do you want then?’ so I started the order with my girlfriend’s drink to which she just walked off in a very passive manner to start to pour her drink without taking my order too, when she returned she just glared at me and rolled her eyes, I then ordered mine.

We then took our drinks to a table, our pizza then arrived, she came over with our pizza and just put it down on the table in a very abrasive manner and proceeded to walk off, not even saying, ‘heres your pizza guys’, just put the pizza down and stormed off, this was very rude and off putting and we were very shocked and felt uncomfortable by this. There was also a couple on a date on the table behind us who were being served by a member of staff who was very nice, so what’s the problem with this one member of staff?

I then went to collect our other round of drinks, there was a customer at the bar before me, who was being served, another customer came to the bar and stood next to me, your member of staff (the same one who served us previously) looked at me, saw I was next in the queue, but then proceeded to serve the other customer, he even said, ‘ he was there before me’, to which I was met with a glare before she started to put our drinks, what else annoyed me is that after she poured our drinks she put them down in front of me at the bar in an aggressive manner, spilling some on the bar.

The service we received by this member of staff was rude, discomforting and just down right awful, it put a real downer on our night, I’m not expecting to be treated with world class service but this is very surprising as I am a regular to DRY bar and always seem to get great service and a great time there.

In the future I would suggest you employ staff who at least have some decency and manners because I don’t feel like putting money in your till anymore after last night.
Written May 25, 2017
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Niels A
Tilburg, The Netherlands280 contributions
Have a ber or 4 and earn a pizza
May 2017 • Friends
Cozy place for having a drink and later atnight a great place to go out. Do not forget to order 4 beers and earn a pizza while doing that.
Written May 24, 2017
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Hurley18
Moreton, UK183 contributions
Swerve it..
Apr 2017 • Friends
Seemed a lovely clean, place.. the bar staff didn't seem to bothered to serve us, weren't in any rush and when we did get served we a had frosty reception from the bar maid with long hair and glasses. She wasn't helpful about the cocktails which is why we came to this bar. Two of my friends had beer on draught which was flat twice so they ended up getting their money back. When sat down, the same barmaid who served us told us to 'pass the glasses' (no please or thank you) of the empties already left by a previous customer. It would've be much nicer if cocktails could have been suggested, the beer barrels changed and a friendly smile.
Written April 16, 2017
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Mylo31
Glasgow15 contributions
Disappointing
Feb 2017 • Couples
Wanted to visit Dry bar as I had known of its connections with the Factory label & Hacienda era back in the day . This bar I'm afraid to say looks like it hasn't saw a cleaner since the days of the Hacienda . The toilets are horrendous , the beer was flat & the whole place needs an overhaul . Didn't even stay to finish our drinks it was that bad I'm afraid .
Written February 20, 2017
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Nia B
Manchester, UK53 contributions
One quick drink and then leave
Nov 2016 • Couples
To be fair it depends on what you want from a pub/bar. It's an okay place to stop over for a drink or two but like everyone else said in their reviews do not use their toilet. It's beyond shocking!
Written December 1, 2016
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gilliandaniel
Glasgow, UK83 contributions
Dirty and smelly!
Nov 2016 • Couples
Went here on a Sunday night as was in Manchester for a long weekend.

Bought 2 beers.

Husband went to toilet and said that the toilets were full of unflushed poo and sinks were grotty.

I went to the toilet and the toilets were full of unflushed poo and the sinks were grotty.

I've seen nicer festival toilets.

Drank up and left. Never going back. Cannot unsee the poo.
Written November 30, 2016
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drkda
Manchester, UK6 contributions
Filthy
Nov 2016 • Friends
Dry Bar used to be one of my favourite places in the northern quarter, but what has gone wrong?!
The toilets are absolutely disgusting, the toilet bowls and sink bowls of hair and stains, it stinks and if you're sat at the seating area on that side of the building it's all you can smell.
It's such a shame.
Written November 21, 2016
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martin J
Derbyshire, UK5 contributions
Historic venue.
Sep 2016
On a stay over in Manchester, visited the historic dry bar made famous by it's previous owners Neworder/Factory records. Nice place welcoming staff good drinks choice. A must visit for any Neworder fan.
Written September 23, 2016
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donnamb70
Liverpool, UK13 contributions
Saturday night out
Sep 2016
Love this place, fantastic for all ages. Brilliant music and PIrroni on tap!! Food is lovely and reasonably priced too.. Just wish it was nearer to where I live!
Written September 11, 2016
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